- Name: Judi Dench
- Age: 81 years old
- Height: 5ft 1in (155 cm)
- Occupation: Actress
- Net Worth: US $35 Million
- Status: Alive
Dame Judi Dench is an Academy Award winning English actress. She’s known for her roles in Shakespearean plays, and for playing “M” in the James Bond film franchise. Judith Olivia Dench was born on December 6, 1934 in Heworth, York. Her father, Reginald, was a doctor and her mother, Eleanora, an amateur actress. She had two brothers, Jeffery and Peter. Dench was a student at The Mount School in York. She later studied drama at the Central School of Speech and Drama.
Dench started out as a theatre actress, making her professional debut in 1957. She played “Ophelia” in the Old Vic Production of Hamlet. Dench joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1961 and has since played every lead female Shakespearean role. Her stage credits include Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Winter’s Tale, and The Merchant of Venice. She’s won six Laurence Olivier Theatre Awards from 1977 to 1996 plus another one in 2016.
In 1959, Dench made her television debut in the BBC series, Hilda Lessways. She held prominent role in the series ‘A Fine Romance (1981)’, ‘As Time goes By (1992)’, and ‘Angelina Ballerina (2002)’. Dench gained further recognition playing “M” in the James Bond franchise. She debut the role in GoldenEye (1995) with Pierce Brosnan, and was last seen in Spectre (2015) with Daniel Craig. Other notable films include A Room with a View (1985), Mrs Brown (1997), and Shakespeare in Love (1998). Dench won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1999 for her role in Shakespeare in Love. Her competitive awards include Seven Oliviers, two Golden Globes, an Oscar, and a Tony.
Dame Judi Dench is 5ft 1in tall and has a net worth of $35 million. She was married to actor ‘Michael Williams’ from 1971 until his death in 2001. They had one child ‘Tara Cressida Frances Williams’ in 1972. Tara aka ‘Finty Williams’ is also an actress. Dench was diagnosed with macular degeneration in her later years. She also underwent knee surgery back in 2013.
Judi Dench Age, Birthday, Married
- Birth Name: Judith Olivia Dench
- Birthday: December 9, 1934
- How Old : Age: 81 years old
- Place of Birth: Heworth, England
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 1in (155 cm)
- Occupation: Actress, Author
- Years Active: 1957–present
- Net Worth : Salary: US $35 Million
- Marriage(s): Michael Williams
- Death-O-Meter: Alive